23-year-old man found beaten to death in Cook County Jail cell: autopsy

23-year-old man found beaten to death in Cook County Jail cell: autopsy

CHICAGO — A person was discovered overwhelmed to demise early Tuesday morning inside his cell within the Cook dinner County Jail, officers stated.

Raheem Hatter, 23, was discovered Tuesday about 4:30 a.m. unresponsive on the ground of his cell with accidents to his head, in keeping with an announcement from the Cook dinner County sheriff’s workplace.

An post-mortem carried out by the Cook dinner County medical expert’s workplace dominated his demise a murder.

After officers discovered Hatter, they eliminated his cellmate from the realm and commenced performing life-saving measures, in keeping with the sheriff’s workplace.

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Paramedics responded however Hatter was pronounced useless on the scene, the sheriff’s workplace stated.

Hatter was in jail awaiting trial on an aggravated illegal use of a weapon cost from November 2021.

The Illinois State Police Public Integrity Taskforce will examine his demise.

(Supply: Solar-Instances Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Instances 2022.)

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